On August 28, 1963, Dr Martin Luther King Jnr. addressed the assembled marchers at the Lincoln memorial. During his address, he gave the “I Have a Dream” speech, which is closely associated with him, the civil rights era and its ideals and aims. The speech can be read in the Listening Tree section of this website.
At the time that this picture was taken, Antigua was under British Colonial rule. Its very existence proves that the British were content to let their subjects live in abject squalor, document it and send it back for filing.